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HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully at Windsor Castle. Please join us in prayer: O MERCIFUL God, the Father...

He Will Burn Up the Chaff with Unquenchable Fire

Bishop JC RyleHe Will Burn Up the Chaff with Unquenchable Fire In 1878, two years before he was made the first Bishop of Liverpool, The Revd JC Ryle delivered a sermon on the biblical teaching regarding the doctrine of hell. His words are as pertinent today as they...

Pilgrim’s Process

By The Revd Dr Peter Sanlon In our journey to heaven we are to be thankful for the world we pass through. One of the great prayers of the Book of Common Prayer (there are many!) is the General Thanksgiving. In it we pray, 'We bless thee for our creation, preservation...

Original Sin is the fundamental systematic cause of abuse

Original Sin is the Fundamental Systematic Cause of Abuse The Christian world has recently been shaken by revelations that two high-profile Evangelical leaders—the late Ravi Zacharias, founder of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries; and, closer to home, the Revd...

Letters To The Editor – Graham

Dear Sir, The organisers of an evangelistic event in which Franklin Graham preached have won a legal dispute with Blackpool Council. The Lancashire Festival of Hope took place over three days at Blackpool's Winter Gardens in September 2018, which saw hundreds make...

Letter To the Editor – Government

Dear Editor, Readers may appreciate the relevance of the following comments by Bishop Ryle in his Expository Thoughts on John 18:36 (Volume 3 page 274): “No government can expect to prosper which refuses to recognise religion, which deals with its subjects as if they...

Lancashire Judge Rules in Favour of Franklin Graham

In a strong and clear rebuke of the cancel culture sweeping the UK, a court ruled that the 2018 Lancashire Festival of Hope with Franklin Graham was discriminated against by the Blackpool Borough Council and Blackpool Transport Services Limited by taking down bus ads...

Spectator Cover Shows Empty Tomb for Easter Edition

Many of the readers of the English Churchman are also readers of The Spectator but the 3 April edition was a rather nice surprise. If you missed it, the cover featured an artist’s rendering of Jesus’ empty tomb. Bright morning sunlight showed the inside of a tomb,...

BCP Worship

The Second Sunday after Easter 11 April 2021 Psalm 81:1-4Ezekiel 37:1-101 John 5:4-12John 20:19-23 BCP Collect “Almighty Father, who hast given thine only Son to die for our sins, and to rise again for our justification: Grant us so to put away the leaven of malice...

St George’s Church Crowhurst Promotes Wider Use of the BCP

A parish church in East Sussex – located next to the ruins of King Harold’s Saxon Manor, mentioned in the Domesday Book – has joined the Prayer Book Society in a bid to strengthen its campaign promoting wider use of the Book of Common Prayer (BCP) by young people as...

Diocese of Chelmsford Clergy Moves

Date of Departure: 28.02.2021

Previous Appointment: Associate Priest of The North Hinckford TM: Alphamstone St Barnabas; Belchamp Otten St Ethelbert & All Saints; Belchamp St Paul St Andrew; Belchamp Walter St Mary; Bulmer St Andrew; Foxearth St Peter & St Paul; Gt & Lt Henny St Mary; Lamarsh Holy Innocents; Liston & Borley

 

Notice of Departure for Revd Anthony (Tony) Francis Burford

Date of Departure: 08.03.2021

Previous Appointment: Associate Priest of Grays Thurrock Team Ministry (15.07) (Grays St Peter & St Paul (15.07a), Little Thurrock St Mary the Virgin (15.07b), West Thurrock St Clement (15.07c), Chafford Hundred All Saints (15.07d))

New Appointment: Permission of Officiate (PTO) in Bradwell area

 

Notice of Change of circumstances for Revd Helen Elizabeth-Anne Gheorghiu Gould

Date of Change of circumstances: 23.02.2021

Previous Appointment: Interim Priest in Charge of Nazeing All Saints w St Giles (03.12)

New Appointment: Extension of Licence and stipend till 31st August 2021

 

Notice of Appointment for Revd Andrew (Andy) Paul Brown

Date of Appointment: 28.03.2021

Previous Appointment: Assistant Curate of Widford St Mary (11.31)

New Appointment: Assistant Curate of East Springfield Church of Our Saviour (11.27) – Transfer of curacy

 

Notice of Appointment for Revd Jane Bradbury

Date of Appointment: 13.04.2021

Previous Appointment: Priest-in-Charge of South Weald St Peter (09.19) and Area Ordination Advisor, Chelmsford Archdeaconry (09.0a)

New Appointment: Vicar of South Weald St Peter (09.19) (Due to lifting of suspension) and remaining as Area Ordination Advisor, Chelmsford Archdeaconry (09.0a)

 

Notice of Retirement for Revd Paula Whitmore Llewellyn Griffiths

Date of Retirement: 30.06.2021

Previous Appointment: Associate Priest of Saffron Walden (St Mary the Virgin, St James, St John); Wendens Ambo St Mary the Virgin; Littlebury Holy Trinity; Ashdon All Saints; Hadstock St Botolph; Debden St Mary the Virgin; Wimbish w Thunderley All Saints; Great and Little Chesterford

 

Notice of Appointment for Revd Susan Elizabeth Hurley

Date of Appointment: 21.04.2021

Previous Appointment: Assistant Curate of The Pilgrim Parishes – Stebbing, St Mary the Virgin with Lindsell, St Mary the Virgin, Great Saling, St James & Little (Bardfield) Saling, & Broxted St Mary the Virgin with Chickney & Tilty, St Mary the Virgin & Little Easton & Great Easton, St John

New Appointment: Priest in Charge of The Pilgrim Parishes – Stebbing, St Mary the Virgin with Lindsell, St Mary the Virgin, Great Saling, St James & Little (Bardfield) Saling, & Broxted St Mary the Virgin with Chickney & Tilty, St Mary the Virgin & Little Easton & Great Easton, St John

 

Notice of Appointment for Revd Timothy William Ball

Date of Appointment: 21.03.2021

Previous Appointment: Team Vicar of Great Baddow, Meadgate (11.13c) and Area Dean of Chelmsford (11.00)

New Appointment: Priest-in-Charge of Great Baddow Team Ministry (11.13) and also remaining as Area Dean of Chelmsford (11.00)

 

Notice of Appointment for Revd Kenneth Andrew Wylie

Date of Appointment: 08.03.2021

Previous Appointment: Vicar of Hornchurch, St Andrew (04.08) and Performing Arts Adviser for the Barking Episcopal Area.

New Appointment: Remaining as above and also appointed Area Dean of Havering Deanery within the Archdeaconry of Barking with effect from 8th March 2021 for a period of five years.

 

 

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